Side Effects

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Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Agitation
  2. back pain
  3. blindness
  4. blurred vision
  5. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations in the hands or feet
  6. changes in speech patterns
  7. confusion
  8. convulsions
  9. decreased vision
  10. depression
  11. dizziness
  12. drowsiness
  13. eye pain
  14. fever
  15. hallucinations
  16. headache
  17. irritability
  18. lack of coordination
  19. nausea
  20. seizures
  21. shakiness and unsteady walk
  22. slurred speech
  23. stiff neck or back
  24. trouble speaking
  25. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness
  27. vomiting
  28. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blood in the urine or stools
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chills
  5. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  6. difficulty with breathing
  7. ear congestion
  8. feeling of pelvic pressure
  9. frequent or painful urination
  10. loss of voice
  11. nasal congestion
  12. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  13. runny nose
  14. skin rash, hives, redness, or itching
  15. sneezing
  16. stomach and back pain (severe)
  17. unusual bleeding or bruising
  18. vaginal irritation, discharge, or dryness not present before taking the medicine

Rare

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. bloating
  3. chest pain
  4. constipation
  5. cough
  6. dark-colored urine
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. indigestion
  9. loss of appetite
  10. painful or difficult urination
  11. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  12. sore throat
  13. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  14. swollen glands
  15. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. burning while urinating
  4. continuing diarrhea
  5. continuing stomach pain
  6. diarrhea
  7. feeling of warmth
  8. increased volume of pale, dilute urine
  9. joint or muscle pain
  10. loss of bladder control
  11. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  12. red, irritated eyes
  13. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  14. redness of the skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps
  2. dizziness or lightheadedness
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. heartburn
  5. sensation of spinning
  6. trouble sleeping
  7. weight loss

Less common or rare

  1. Change in taste sensation
  2. congestion
  3. dry mouth
  4. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  5. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  6. trouble with swallowing
  7. unpleasant or sharp metallic taste
  8. voice changes

Incidence not known

  1. Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  2. inability to have or keep an erection
  3. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  4. painful sexual intercourse

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.